Sale 20FA01 | Lot 373

Ruth Whittier Shute and Samuel Addison Shute

Catalogue: Cherished: American Folk Art & Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector

Lot Details

Lot 373
Ruth Whittier Shute and Samuel Addison Shute
American, 1803-1882 and 1803-1836
Portrait of Two Children from the Prescott Family with a Dog, circa 1831
Watercolor and pencil on paper
24 x 20 inches

Provenance:
Descended in the Family of the sitters
John Mcinnis Auction, Amesbury, Massachusetts, May 5, 1996
Private collection
Gemini Antiques, New York
The Collection of Jon and Rebecca Zoler, Sotheby's, New York, January 22, 2005, lot 617


C Property from the Estate of a Private Collector

Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

At the lower left there is a network of repaired tears the largest of which is approximately 3 inches long. There are a few other small repaired tears along the bottom edge. There is a 1/2 inch repair to the paper in the background above the smaller child's head. Some minor foxing and staining.


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Catalogue Info

Cherished: American Folk Art & Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector

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